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5:00 PM on 05.01.2014

American McGee speaks out against Microsoft's plan to launch Xbox One in China

Alice: Madness Returns creator and Spicy Horse frontman American McGee has spoken out about Microsoft's plan to launch the Xbox One in China, and in a big way. The Shanghai-based developer posted a list of his top five reason...

Brittany Vincent


2:30 PM on 07.15.2013

Kickstarter for American McGee's OZombie canceled

The struggling Kickstarter campaign for American McGee's OZombie, an action-adventure title set in the Oz universe, has been closed by developer Spicy Horse. Based on current tracking, it looked as if funding would be out of ...

Jordan Devore

12:00 PM on 04.25.2013

Spicy Horse announces card game/RTS Hell Invaders

Spicy Horse, the folks behind Akaneiro: Demon Hunters, calls their new game, Hell Invaders, a hybrid of collectible card gaming and RTS. That sounds delightful. They made hell sound delightful. Hell Invaders isn't the final n...

Dale North

3:00 AM on 02.05.2013

You don't say: Akaneiro funded on Kickstarter

Although it's become clear that Kickstarter campaigns aren't over until they're literally over, and dire-looking crowdfunding drives can come back in the final hours to reach their goals, I was feeling anxious for the folks w...

Jordan Devore

9:30 PM on 01.31.2013

Action-RPG Akaneiro: Demon Hunters launches for browsers

Akaneiro: Demon Hunters is probably my favorite thing to come out of Spicy Horse Games. Already Greenlit for Steam, it is now on the verge of getting funded on Kickstarter -- approximately 90 percent of the goal has been reac...

Jordan Devore

11:00 PM on 10.16.2012

Spicy Horse's Big Head Bash now playable in your browser

Sidescroller arena shooter Big Head Bash has had a playable beta floating around out there for a while now, but Spicy Horse officially launched the browser-based game this week. It's free across platforms like Facebook, Kongr...

Jordan Devore

12:00 PM on 05.30.2012

Big Head Bash launches into open beta on Kongregate

Big Head Bash, the upcoming browser-based arena shooter from Spicy Horse, has officially started its open beta today on Kongregate. To start engaging in vinyl toy slaughter, all you need to do is swing by the game's page and ...

Conrad Zimmerman



New details of Spicy Horse's Big Head Bash revealed! photo
New details of Spicy Horse's Big Head Bash revealed!
by Conrad Zimmerman

Last year, Spicy Horse (the Shanghai-based development studio founded by American McGee in 2007) began to focus on developing casual, free-to-play titles for social platforms. Now, the fruits of that labor are starting to manifest and Big Head Bash, one of three projects the studio is currently working on, is shaping up to be rather interesting.

In Big Head Bash, players are transported to a virtual toy store where the toys just can't seem to get along. Armed with all manner of bizarre and fantastic weapons, they wage a constant battle with one after the store closes for the night. Players will control one of these toys in team-based, 2D platforming arenas, racking up kills to earn new toys and new weapons to wreak still more havoc with.

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